Top Stories: Campaign Enters New Phase; 'Coup' In Egypt

Aug 13, 2012
Originally published on August 13, 2012 7:58 am

Good morning.

Our early headlines:

-- It's Deja Vu All Over Again: Campaign's Focus Returns To Iowa.

-- In Egypt, Talk Of Coups And Counter-Coups.

-- Google Cutting 4,000 Jobs At Motorola; 1,300 Of Them Are In U.S.

Other stories in the news:

-- "Most Of 305 People Killed By Iran Earthquakes Are Women, Children." (NBC News)

-- Excessive Heat Warnings Continue In Parts Of Arizona, California. (Weather Underground)

-- "Obama Administration Takes New Step To Help U.S. Farmers;" Will Buy Meats, Fish To Distribute. (The Wall Street Journal)

-- Olympics Wrap Up With U.S. Atop Medals List. (The Torch)

-- U.S. Navy Ship Collides With Oil Tanker In Strait Of Hormuz. No Injuries, But Guided Missile Destroyer Is Left With Gaping Hole. (The Associated Press)

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